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Reasons to Relocate

Skylon Park is a place where leading businesses are enabled and inspired to be the best they can be and their people can live life to the full.

Ready and waiting to welcome your business

Over £25m has been invested over recent years providing new access roads, remediating brownfield sites, and bringing all the necessary services to the plots. Land is available now for immediate development and occupation, with flexible plots for sale allowing you to develop accommodation which best suits your business requirements.

A simplified, free planning process

Planning is, in principle, already approved for the majority of investors through the Hereford Enterprise Zone Local Development Order (LDO), which allows us to streamline the process and shorten timescales.

The entire planning process is free of charge, from pre-application advice to applications and amendments, and decisions have to be given within 4 weeks. All development covered by the LDO will also be exempt from Section 106 obligations and future Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) requirements.

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Superfast and ultrafast broadband connectivity

The Estate has been enabled for superfast broadband already – meaning upload speeds of 5-20 mbs and download speeds of 30-80mbs. The Zone has invested in ultrafast broadband network for those companies that need to access that level of capacity.

We’ll help you every step of the way

We are committed to assisting your company to successfully invest in Hereford and will tailor a support package to meet your needs, from providing assistance in reconfiguring your supply chain to providing information about grants, business support and advice. Being a designated Enterprise Zone makes it a great place to do business.

Support available

Join a thriving business community

The Skylon Park Enterprise Zone is based around the existing Rotherwas Industrial Estate, the largest and most strategically important employment area in Herefordshire, which is already home to over 200 companies employing in excess of 3,500 people.

Initial estimates suggest that around 110 new businesses could be accommodated here, leading to the creation of around 4,200 new jobs by 2022.

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Enjoy a great quality of life

Work/life balance is the second most important driver of employee attraction and Herefordshire has this to offer in abundance, making Skylon Park and the surrounding area the ideal place to invest, develop, work and live.

High quality leisure facilities including conferencing, meeting space, café and restaurant are available and the park is just 5 minutes from the city centre and railway station or 2 minutes to the A49 & trunk road network.

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